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SPORTS
Sports briefs: Nov. 5, 2014

Sports briefs: Nov. 5, 2014

This week: Free days in parks on Nov. 11 and Fishing seminar and dinner on Nov. 14
Taking the scenic route

Taking the scenic route

By Marcy Stamper
Long-distance hiking expeditions have been attracting considerable attention lately, taking a notable detour from the mountains to Hollywood with the release in December of Wild, the movie version of Cheryl Strayed’s best-selling memoir about her trek on the Pacific Crest Trail.
Healthy buck harvest segues into expanded doe season

Healthy buck harvest segues into expanded doe season

By Mike Maltais
As harvest figures are analyzed and numbers crunched in the wake of this year’s nine-day modern firearm general deer season from Oct. 11-19, local hunters have shifted their focus toward an abundance of antlerless permits in the three game management units (GMUs) – Pearrygin, Chiliwist and Alta – most affected by...
Pee Wee prowess

Pee Wee prowess

Players and student referees mixed it up two weeks ago when Peewee teams from Cashmere and Liberty Bell collided on the Liberty Bell football field. Here, Cody White, No. 3, sporting the salmon-colored socks and shoes, goes up for a pass reception. It was the final game of the season for the local Peewees.
Mountain Lions claim fifth consecutive XC title on home course

Mountain Lions claim fifth consecutive XC title on home course

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School varsity boys’ cross-country team cruised to its fifth consecutive Central Washington District Six B League championship on the LBHS campus last Saturday, when five Mountain Lions finished among the top 10 at the end of the 3.1-mile course. Led by junior Ben Klemmeck, who …
Lady Lions battle for second in CWB North

Lady Lions battle for second in CWB North

By Mike Maltais
The 11-2 Liberty Bell High School varsity girls’ soccer team – ranked just one point out of second place behind Tonasket in the Central Washington B North division – was scheduled to face league-leader Okanogan on Tuesday (Oct. 28) in an attempt to improve its placement in the district playoffs beginning...
Mountain Lions fall to Shockers, Hornets up next for Friday’s Senior Night game

Mountain Lions fall to Shockers, Hornets up next for Friday’s Senior Night game

By Mike Maltais

Following a heart-stopping 35-28 Homecoming loss to the Bridgeport Mustangs on Oct. 17, things didn’t get any better for the Liberty Bell High School varsity football team when it dropped a road loss to the Shockers at Waterville, 56-34, on Friday (Oct. 24). But if game could have been …...

Lady Lion volleyballers face Raiders in tiebreaker on Thursday

Lady Lion volleyballers face Raiders in tiebreaker on Thursday

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School varsity volleyball team will travel to Pateros on Thursday (Oct. 30) to take on Lake Roosevelt in a loser-out tiebreaker to determine which team advances to post-season competition. The 5-9 Lady Lions are currently in fifth place in …
Keeper Ochoa cages threatening Tigers

Keeper Ochoa cages threatening Tigers

By Mike Maltais
In the end it came down to a contest between goalkeepers — and that’s just the kind of pressure Lauren Ochoa likes. Liberty Bell High School’s varsity soccer goalkeeper blocked two of three overtime kicks by Tonasket’s best to cage the threatening Tigers and secure a 4-2 victory for Liberty Bell.
Sign up for snowboard next month

Sign up for snowboard next month

The pre-season meeting for members of the 2014-15 Loup Snowboard Team will take place at noon on Nov. 16, at the Loup Loup Ski Bowl. The team participates in racing, freestyle and all around free-riding and kids receive exposure to competitive snowboarding with a fun group. A snowboard tune-up session will follow the meeting. For...